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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISHONEST, adjective Dizonest. [dis and honest.]

1. Void of honesty; destitute of probity, integrity or good faith; faithless; fraudulent; knavish; having or exercising a disposition to deceive, cheat and defraud; applied to persons; as a dishonest man.

2. Proceeding from fraud or marked by it; fraudulent; knavish; as a dishonest transaction.

3. Disgraced; dishonored; from the sense in Latin.

DISHONEST with lopped arms the youth appears.

4. Disgraceful; ignominious; from the Latin sense.

Inglorious triumphs, and dishonest scars.

5. Unchaste; lewd.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISHONESTLY, adverb Dizonestly.

1. In a dishonest manner; without good faith, probity or integrity; with fraudulent views; knavishly.

2. Lewdly; unchastely.

Naves Topical Index

General references
Leviticus 6:2-7; Leviticus 19:13; Leviticus 19:35-36; Deuteronomy 25:13-16; Job 24:2-11; Psalms 37:21; Psalms 50:18; Psalms 62:10; Proverbs 3:27-28; Proverbs 11:1; Proverbs 20:10; Proverbs 20:14; Proverbs 20:17; Proverbs 20:23; Isaiah 32:7; Jeremiah 7:8-10; Jeremiah 9:4-6; Jeremiah 9:8; Jeremiah 22:13; Ezekiel 22:29; Hosea 4:1-2; Hosea 12:7; Amos 3:10; Amos 8:5; Micah 6:10-11; Nahum 3:1; Zephaniah 1:9; Zech 5:3-4; Luke 16:1-8; 1 Thessalonians 4:6; James 5:4

Instances of:

Abimelech's servants usurp a well of water
Genesis 21:25; Genesis 26:15-22

Jacob obtains his brother's birthright by unjust advantage
Genesis 25:29-33

Jacob steals his father's blessing
Genesis 27:6-29

Jacob steals Laban's flocks by skillful manipulation
Genesis 30:31-43

Rebekah's guile in Jacob's behalf
Genesis 27:6-17

Laban's treatment of Jacob
Genesis 29:21-30; Genesis 31:36-42

Rachel steals the household gods
Genesis 31:19

Simeon and Levi deceive the Shechemites
Genesis 34:15-31

Achan hides the wedge of gold and the Babylonish garment
Joshua 7:11-26

Micah steals eleven hundred pieces of silver
Judges 17:2

Micah's priest steals his images
Judges 18:14-21

Joab's guile in securing Absalom's return
2 Samuel 14:2-20

Ahab usurps Naboth's vineyard
1 Kings 21:2-16

Judas' hypocritical sympathy for the poor
John 12:6
Diplomacy; Hypocrisy; Injustice; Treason

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISHONESTY, noun Dizonesty.

1. Want of probity, or integrity in principle; faithlessness; a disposition to cheat or defraud, or to deceive and betray; applied to persons.

2. Violation of trust or of justice; fraud; treachery; any deviation from probity or integrity; applied to acts.

3. Unchastity; incontinence; lewdness.

4. Deceit; wickedness; shame. 2 Corinthians 4:2.